Central Industrial Security Force
04 Nov 2020
Delhi airport heightens security after threats to 2 London-bound flights
Security has been increased at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International airport after the banned outfit 'Sikhs for Justice' (SFJ) called for the obstruction of two Air India flights.
13 May 2020
Amit Shah orders CAPF canteens to sell only indigenous products
All canteens of the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) across India will sell only indigenous goods from June 1, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Wednesday.
22 Jan 2020
Claiming he put explosives at Mangaluru Airport, man surrenders
This morning, a man identified as Aditya Rao, surrendered before Bengaluru police, claiming he put a bag of explosives at Mangaluru International Airport on Monday.
20 Nov 2019
"Born as dog, retired as soldier," CISF felicitates dog commandos
For the first time in its history, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) unit attached to the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) organized a function to felicitate its dog commandos, upon retirement.
02 Nov 2019
Delhi: Bag suspected to carry RDX, contained chocolates, toys
A suspicious bag, that escalated security threat and triggered a situation of panic at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport on Friday morning, actually turned out to be just another unclaimed property containing some clothes and other items of personal use.
02 Sep 2019
Since 2016, Delhi Metro passengers have left Rs. 2.8cr cash
Every year, several Delhi Metro passengers leave their belongings behind inside trains or station premises, which are collected by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) deployed across the network.
27 Aug 2019
India's first woman DGP, Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya passes away
Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya, India's first woman Director General of Police (DGP), passed away late last night in Mumbai, following a long illness. She was 72.
23 Aug 2019
This Commissioner mentored aspirants for 'Police Forces' exam over WhatsApp
For five years, Rachakonda Police Commissioner Mahesh Muralidhar Bhagwat has been going beyond the call of duty to coach civil services aspirants.
13 Aug 2019
Amit Shah might unfurl tricolor in Srinagar on Independence Day
After scrapping the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and integrating the state into the Republic of India, it seems the Centre has other plans for the region on the upcoming occasion of Independence Day.
08 Mar 2019
Soon, you may have to pay more for flight tickets
Passengers travelling via air, both domestic and international, might have to pay more for their tickets soon, as Passenger Service Fee (PSF) is due for an increase.
06 Jan 2019
Soon, passengers can leave and re-enter airport if flight's delayed
A new proposal under consideration might allow fliers to leave the airport if their flights are delayed, and return to board them without any hassles.
04 Dec 2018
Soon, robotic dogs could replace CISF's security dogs at airports
While the CISF currently uses dogs - German Shepherds, Labradors, and Belgian Malinois - for airport security, that could soon be a thing of the past.
17 Nov 2018
#TerrorAlert: JeM terror plans intercepted, Delhi on high alert
On Saturday, the national capital was put on high alert after intelligence agencies came across messages detailing attack plans in a WhatsApp group believed to be run by Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM).
08 Nov 2018
Chhattisgarh: Maoists blow bus in Dantewada, kill four people
In a gruesome incident, Maoists blew up a bus in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district on Thursday, killing 4 people, including one security personnel.
07 Nov 2018
Delhi airport: Two women arrested for smuggling gold worth Rs.42L
On Tuesday, two women travelling to Mumbai from Delhi were apprehended by airport security at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) for trying to smuggle gold worth Rs. 42 lakh in a shoe.
18 Oct 2018
Passenger molests IndiGo air hostess, abuses her when reprimanded
A 28-year-old passenger has been arrested for allegedly molesting a female flight attendant on board a Bengaluru-bound IndiGo plane before its departure from the Mumbai airport.
08 Oct 2018
Airports owe Rs. 970 crore security dues to CISF
Dues amounting to about Rs. 970cr are pending against various airports in the country in lieu of providing CISF security to them.
25 Sep 2018
Man held with country-made pistol in Delhi Metro station
A 25-year-old man has been apprehended at a Delhi Metro station for allegedly carrying a country-made pistol in his bag, officials said today.
30 Aug 2018
Woman triggers explosion by throwing power bank in Delhi airport
In a bizarre incident, a 56-year-old woman was detained at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport after she threw a power bank in agitation and it exploded.
20 Aug 2018
Chinese national held at Delhi airport for entering with fake-ticket
A Chinese man was apprehended at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi for allegedly using a fake ticket to enter the terminal area, a senior official said today.
26 Jul 2018
Security-check without "security-checked": New policy in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru airports
Next time your boarding pass isn't stamped "security checked", don't fret! This might be a new policy in place.
21 Mar 2018
CRPF to get 100 new bulletproof vehicles for heightened security
To provide soldiers better security during commute to operation sites and camps, the Indian government is purchasing 141 medium bulletproof vehicles (MBPVs) for the central paramilitary forces.
20 Mar 2018
Air-passengers can now track lost-and-found items on UMANG app
Lost your items at an airport in India? Well now, you can register the complaint of lost property at airports across India and track the status through the UMANG app.
14 Mar 2018
Delhi: Drunk woman denied metro entry, CISF-personnel drop her safely
A drunk woman was dropped home on Monday night by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel posted at a Delhi metro station after she was denied permission to board a train.
10 Mar 2018
CISF to offer anti-terror consultancy services to five-star hotels
In a bid to counter future instances of terror attacks like the 26/11 attack, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) is offering anti-terror consultancy services to five-star hotels.
06 Mar 2018
Over 27,000 personnel left CAPFs in last 3 years: Govt
The government at the Centre on Tuesday informed the Parliament that over 27,000 personnel of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) have either resigned or taken voluntary retirement in the last three years owing to various reasons.
27 Dec 2017
CRPF urges govt. not to take away VIP security duties
India's Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) paramilitary force has requested the government not to stop it from conducting VIP duties.
15 Dec 2017
Taj Mahal controversy continues: Now "Shiv Aarti" performed there
The Taj Mahal controversy continues unabated. Now, Taj witnessed high drama after two men decided to perform Shiv aarti inside the monument. A video of this incident also surfaced.
11 Nov 2017
#Demonetization: One year on, here's looking at India in numbers
It's been a year since PM Narendra Modi discarded the currency notes of denominations Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000. A lot has happened since then.
17 Sep 2017
Boarding passes might soon become a thing of the past
After doing away with the hand baggage tagging system in around a dozen airports, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) is now planning to do away with boarding passes.
09 Sep 2017
Hand baggage screening to end at four more airports
Four more airports have been added to the "tagless travel" list- Calicut, Coimbatore, Indore and Vadodara- taking the number of such airports to 17.
13 Jul 2017
CISF, world's 'best airport security', misses 'explosives' at Delhi's IGIA
About ten days after the Central Industrial Security Force was named the 'best airport security' in the world for its services at the Delhi Airport, reports have emerged that a dummy explosive managed to pass through at least two layers of security at the same airport.
03 Jul 2017
CISF gets 'best airport security award for Delhi's IGI Airport
The Central Industrial Security Force has been named the 'best airport security' by the World Quality Congress for its services at the Delhi Airport.
29 May 2017
Handbag stamping at six more domestic airports to stop
From June 1, six more airports at Chennai, Guwahati, Jaipur, Lucknow, Patna and Trivandrum will be exempt from security checking of handbags.
07 May 2017
As security becomes pricier, flights get costlier
Looking at the increasing security threats, the Centre has decided to requisite the services of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) to guard India's 98 airports. This will mean that flyers will have to pay more as airfares will increase with an imminent hike in passenger security fee (PSF).
28 Apr 2017
HC raps Delhi Metro, CISF after deaf-mute girl goes missing
The Delhi High Court slammed the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) after a 19-year-old deaf and mute girl, Sunita, went missing from the Adarsh Nagar metro station.
20 Apr 2017
Delhi: NDMC gets SC nod for auctioning Taj Mansingh hotel
The Supreme Court allowed the North Delhi Municipal Corporation to e-auction Taj Mansingh Hotel, the five-star run by Tata Group firm Indian Hotel Company Ltd (IHCL).
06 Apr 2017
Delhi engineer developing hybrid plane in USA
A mechanical engineer from IIT-Delhi, Ashish Kumar, is currently developing hybrid airplanes in the United States of America and wants to sell the same in India for 1,100-km-long regional flights by early 2020s.
04 Apr 2017
Delhi Metro security wary after Metro blast in Russia
After an explosion in a Russian subway train claimed 10 lives on Monday, security at the Delhi Metro has been heightened.
03 Apr 2017
Traffic penalties to go cashless in Bengaluru
The Bengaluru traffic police is spending Rs. 10crore in order to enable cashless-payment of penalties.